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Why is there always a line at Chick Fil A?

Because they hire talent, not people. Talent defined by character, competency, and chemistry. From hiring to on-boarding to the stewardship of the talent. 

If you are looking for a great book on culture, I highly recommend Bet O...

Often when I conduct workshops or give presentations, I ask the participants to make a commitment. A public display of commitment is powerful. A public commitment says to your coworkers that you can hold me accountable for this activity. I try to guide them to make spe...

September 30, 2019

We all have those seminal moments in our career that shape the way we think about safety or our approach to safety.

My first seminal moment came shortly after high school as a very young factory worker. It was also my introduction to safety. I learned that if the boss w...

What does it take to achieve an impossible goal? And why pursue an impossible goal? After all, by definition, it is, well...impossible. To answer the “why” question first, if you are interested to know what you are capable of achieving, then set an impossible goal. Wha...

Dee Ann Turner's new book, Bet On Talent, just arrived on my door step this week. If it is anything like her first book, It's My Pleasure, I won't be able to put it down. I blogged about it 3 years ago. I re-posted it below. I'm sure I'll be blogging about Bet On Talen...

Let me tell you a story...did your ears just perk up? Did you lean in just a bit? I bet so. We all do when we hear a story and for good reason. We love stories. We are hard-wired for stories. Stories are emotional, passionate and they engage us. We imagine ourselves in...

Safety is like fishing. I've been fishing this morning for almost two hours and haven't caught the first fish. It made me think of what Dale Carnegie said in his book How to Win Friend and Influence People.  Carnegie said, "Selling is about influencing someone to do wh...

I am speaking at Safety 2019 in NOLA.  

As a corporate safety manager and today a consultant, I work with all levels of an organization from executive leaders to hourly employees. It still amazes me to see some of the same mistakes I made as a supervisor almos...

 

Have you ever been on a project team or led a project? If so, you probably spent time planning the project. You crafted SMART goals, identified team members and stakeholders, timelines and milestones, what was in scope and out of scope. Then you executed the project....

I ran across this poem recently for the first time in many years. I first read it in Scott Geller’s book The Psychology of Safety published in 1996. It’s bulletin board worthy for anyone who supervises, leads or coaches people.

The eye’s a better teacher and more willin...

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